AKHA, 30 other asseblies defy governors, vote for legislative autonomy

* AKHA Speaker, Onofiok Luke  ____________________________   By William EFFIONG Thirty-one state Houses of assembly in Nigeria voted for autonomy of state legislatures of Nigeria, defying governors in their individual states. In Akwa Ibom, Speaker Onofiok Luke led 12 lawmakers to vote in support of independence for state legislatures against pressure from the state executive. But […]

Buhari presents N8.612 trillion 2018 budget to National Assembly: Full text 

. President Buhari acknowledging cheers from members of the National Assembly shortly after his 2018 budget speech  ______________________________________ President Muhammadu Buhari, Tuesday, presented N8.612 trillion as the 2018 Appropriation Bill to a joint session of the National Assembly. Mr Buhari said the projected expenditure will drive rapid economic recovery. He said at the session that […]

Nigerian foreign mission worst in the world – Akpabio

. Senator Akpabio  ___________________________________________   Senate Minority leader, Godswill Akpabio, has said that Nigeria has one of the worst foreign missions in the world. In his contribution to debates on the condition of the nation’s foreign mission, he pointed out that the under-funding of Nigeria’s embassies abroad has constituted a huge embarrassment. Recalling his experiences […]